Archive for January, 2008

Ticket to Ride: America game review

Ticket to Ride: America game review

There’s a class of games I like to call “starters,” games that are light-hearted, take an hour or less to finish, and are warm-ups for longer, more “serious” games. They are also easy to explain, so if there’s a newbie or two in the crowd they can jump right in without too much explanation. Such […]

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Arby’s strikes again.

Arby’s strikes again.

Fast food joint Arby’s and I have a coy little game going on. I try to beat their “5 for $5.95” value menu or whatever the hell and theytry to kill me about once a year. See, they have regular roast beef sandwiches for a couple of bucks, or you can get the Arby’s melt […]

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Extended battery for the Samsung u740 review

Extended battery for the Samsung u740 review

I have owned a lot of mobile phones, and the Samsung u740 might be my favorite of them all. The u740 does just about everything well: voice communications are above average, the camera is pretty good, the camcorder is passable, and the two screens are bright and easy to see. The best thing about the […]

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The Best and Worst Gibberish Gadgets of 2007

The Best and Worst Gibberish Gadgets of 2007

I buy a lot of stuff, and sometimes my highest hopes turn out to be the biggest disappointments. I’ve evaluated the things I’ve purchased last year, with an eye to what I use on a regular basis that Gibberish readers may use often as well. Sure, I “use” my Keltec PF-9 every day when I […]